Student Experience

BAEM and BALM Innovation Field Trips

Last week first year Events Management and Leisure Marketing students were taken on field trips as part of their Event Innovation and Leisure Innovation units, respectively. With the aim of making the experience of developing a business case for a new event/product as realistic as possible, students are given a local client to work with…. Read more »

Bournemouth University Open Day

On Saturday Bournemouth University opened its doors to potential new undergrad students. The new potential students got the chance to have a look around the facilities including the new academic Kitchens and Sport Labs, as well as receiving campus tours. The School of Tourism stand was very busy throughout the day with current students and… Read more »

MSc Tourism Graduate Christy Hehir’s New Job and Book Success

Today we are sharing with news from a MSc Graduate, Christy Hehir who has recently got a new job at Visit Britain and is also seeing her first book published. If you would like to order a copy of the book or for more information please contact christyhehir@googlemail.com @christyhehir Christy will be joining Visit Britain… Read more »

Tourism Management Students Field Trip to Jersey

Last week our Level C Tourism Management got the chance to go on a 3 day trip to Jersey to learn about Jersey Tourism. The students travelled to Jersey by ferry on Friday 12th October and arrived just after midday after a very rocky journey! Once they arrived they met with Jersey Tourism Marketing Manager,… Read more »

Hospitality awards given in memory of BU students who have passed away

Hospitality students at BU who have overcome adversity and made the most progress have received awards in memory of previous students who have passed away. The parents of three former Hospitality students at Bournemouth University, who have since sadly passed away, gave the annual awards to current students in their memories on Friday. The Mark… Read more »

Dress for Success Fashion Show: Models Needed

On November 21st Bournemouth University is hosting one of its many career events at the Talbot Campus.  Students will be invited to come and meet with potential employees and get the opportunity to network within in their chosen industry.  Part of the day will include a “Dress for Success” Fashion Show showcasing the newest professional… Read more »

School of Tourism Staff Travel Across the Globe to Increase International Student Recruitment:

David Kilburn and Chris Hall are both travelling internationally to work with local contacts in order to increase international student recruitment. David Kilburn will shortly be travelling to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to attend the British Council Exhibitions. David’s aim is to increase student recruitment from Brazil but also work with local contacts… Read more »

The School of Tourism recruits a Graduate & Professional Engagement Associate

The School of Tourism has recently recruited Maria Nas to the new HEIF post of Graduate & Professional Engagement Associate (GPEA). Maria has just finished her Msc Events Management degree so is already familiar with Bournemouth and the University. The aim of Maria’s role is to develop, implement and monitor relationship marketing activities with graduates,… Read more »

David Skillicorn Prestige Holidays Guest Lecture Series for Tourism Students

Today Level I Tourism Management students received their first of five guest lectures from David Skillicorn of Prestige Holidays as part of their Tour Operations unit. David will be lecturing the students every Tuesday in the lead up to their assignment for the unit and will be aiming to provide them with industry insight that… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism host International Week with new Erasmus partner universities:

Bournemouth University’s School of Tourism has recently signed three Erasmus agreements with three Universities in Europe to enhance international links to high quality international research and teaching institutions, especially in the area of sport business and events management. To celebrate this recent agreement Dr Tim Breitbarth (Senior Lecturer in Sport Management) organised various guest lectures,… Read more »